The Eaton County Courthouse and Veteran Services will be closed to the public from March 17, 2020 until April 13, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Staff will be available by phone during limited office hours or by appointment in some cases. Please contact us between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
About the Veterans Services Program
Veterans of the U.S. Armed forces are entitles to certain benefits that reflects the pride and gratitude our country has for its veterans. The Eaton County Veterans Services Office is an advocate for the veterans and their dependents who reside in Eaton County. We can provide assistance to veterans and their dependents regarding:
We also assist veterans and their dependents in obtaining important documentation needed to apply for benefits.
Important Things a Veteran Should Know
There are several documents and other information a veteran and his/her spouse should obtain and keep in a safe place because the documents will be needed when applying for any benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs or the Social Security Administration, including the following:
Birth certificates or adoption decrees of children
Copy of your marriage license as issued by the County Clerk’s Office
Divorce decree for prior marriage for self or current spouse, if a divorce decree is not available, the name of the previous spouse, date of divorce and place where the divorce was granted are needed
Non-Service Connected (NSC) – Pension benefit, must have 90 days of active duty with one day of war time period
Original discharge or D.D.-214, if you have the original, it is recommended you file it on record at the Eaton County Clerk’s Office
Social Security numbers for the veteran and current spouse